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GIT-CREDENTIAL-STO(1)		  Git Manual		 GIT-CREDENTIAL-STO(1)

NAME
       git-credential-store - Helper to	store credentials on disk

SYNOPSIS
       git config credential.helper 'store [options]'

DESCRIPTION
	   Note
	   Using this helper will store	your passwords unencrypted on disk,
	   protected only by filesystem	permissions. If	this is	not an
	   acceptable security tradeoff, try git-credential-cache(1), or find
	   a helper that integrates with secure	storage	provided by your
	   operating system.

       This command stores credentials indefinitely on disk for	use by future
       Git programs.

       You probably don't want to invoke this command directly;	it is meant to
       be used as a credential helper by other parts of	git. See
       gitcredentials(7) or EXAMPLES below.

OPTIONS
       --file=<path>
	   Use <path> to lookup	and store credentials. The file	will have its
	   filesystem permissions set to prevent other users on	the system
	   from	reading	it, but	will not be encrypted or otherwise protected.
	   If not specified, credentials will be searched for from
	   ~/.git-credentials and $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/git/credentials, and
	   credentials will be written to ~/.git-credentials if	it exists, or
	   $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/git/credentials if it exists and the former	does
	   not.	See also the section called "FILES".

FILES
       If not set explicitly with --file, there	are two	files where
       git-credential-store will search	for credentials	in order of
       precedence:

       ~/.git-credentials
	   User-specific credentials file.

       $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/git/credentials
	   Second user-specific	credentials file. If $XDG_CONFIG_HOME is not
	   set or empty, $HOME/.config/git/credentials will be used. Any
	   credentials stored in this file will	not be used if
	   ~/.git-credentials has a matching credential	as well. It is a good
	   idea	not to create this file	if you sometimes use older versions of
	   Git that do not support it.

       For credential lookups, the files are read in the order given above,
       with the	first matching credential found	taking precedence over
       credentials found in files further down the list.

       Credential storage will by default write	to the first existing file in
       the list. If none of these files	exist, ~/.git-credentials will be
       created and written to.

       When erasing credentials, matching credentials will be erased from all
       files.

EXAMPLES
       The point of this helper	is to reduce the number	of times you must type
       your username or	password. For example:

	   $ git config	credential.helper store
	   $ git push http://example.com/repo.git
	   Username: <type your	username>
	   Password: <type your	password>

	   [several days later]
	   $ git push http://example.com/repo.git
	   [your credentials are used automatically]

STORAGE	FORMAT
       The .git-credentials file is stored in plaintext. Each credential is
       stored on its own line as a URL like:

	   https://user:pass@example.com

       When Git	needs authentication for a particular URL context,
       credential-store	will consider that context a pattern to	match against
       each entry in the credentials file. If the protocol, hostname, and
       username	(if we already have one) match,	then the password is returned
       to Git. See the discussion of configuration in gitcredentials(7)	for
       more information.

GIT
       Part of the git(1) suite

Git 2.13.2			  06/24/2017		 GIT-CREDENTIAL-STO(1)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | FILES | EXAMPLES | STORAGE FORMAT | GIT

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